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Wakefield is a city in Clay County.
One tradition says the community was named after a town in England; another says it was named for the Rev. Richard Wake.
The latitude of Wakefield is 39.213N. The longitude is -97.005W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 854.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wakefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67487 ZIP code.
37% of Wakefield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wakefield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wakefield was $16,939, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Wakefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wakefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Libraries in Wakefield include Wakefield Public Library ... View libraries
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wakefield political report.
The average commute time for Wakefield workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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